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Georgetown Decks

More space to dine, shop, stroll & stay awhile. And manspread.

The Georgetown BID built 3,400 linear feet of sidewalk deck panels on M Street between 34th Street and 29th Street, and on Wisconsin Avenue between Q Street and the Canal. The Georgetown Decks provide a more welcoming experience for outdoor dining, and create more space for pedestrians to safely and comfortably walk through Georgetown.

Enough space to socially distance from your in-laws.

Enough space to start a long-distance relationship.

Enough space to display a single CVS receipt.

Enough space to… well, you get it. The decking extends our narrow sidewalks from an average of 9.5 feet to an average of 15 feet, using removable 4′ x 6.5′ panels. The decking is designed to be accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, and concrete barriers keep diners and pedestrians safe.

But not enough space for EVERY project detail.

Like utility access, project budget, maintenance – you know, all the thrilling stuff. We have a separate website page for everything you could possibly want to know about this project, which is most helpful for our business owners. If you’re just coming for a visit, no need to bore you with commercial loading zone info – just enjoy the Georgetown Decks!

The panels will be in place through 2021, but we will keep them up longer if we receive positive feedback! Use #GeorgetownDecks and let us know what you think.

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